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Young Research Library Department of Special Collections

The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and othe...



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by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
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Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
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by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
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Osborne Coll.
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Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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favorite 136

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Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rejón de Silva, Diego Antonio, 1740-1796; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Spanish
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"Vida de Leon Bautista Alberti, por Rafael du Fresne": p. 183-196
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rigaud, J. F. (John Francis), 1742-1810; Brown, John William
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"The life of Leonardo da Vinci": p. [xiii]-lxxxviii
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
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Special Collections copy 1 = Green cloth over boards blocked in black, gold, and blind. Ex libris C.K. Odgen. Inscription in ink, dated Christmas 1877, on verso of frontispiece
Topics: Horses, Horses -- Legends and stories
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by Very, Lydia L. A. (Lydia Louisa Anna), 1823-1901; Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863
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Topic: Folklore -- Germany
California Digital Library
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
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Blanck. Bib. of Amer. lit.
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Topics: Family, Young women -- Conduct of life
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by Collodi, Carlo, 1826-1890
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White cloth over boards blocked in blue
Topics: Fantasy, Puppets, Children's stories, Italian
Publisher's buff printed wrappers. Laid in blue case with 1830 edition and with dealer's description
Topics: Children's poetry, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
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Spec. Coll. copy 1: Green cloth over boards, blocked in gold and black, in case. Ex libris Olive Percival. Gift of Jo Swerling
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
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by James, T. H., Mrs
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No. 11 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Hares -- Japan, Deception, Folklore -- Japan
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Topics: Illustrated children's books, Illustrated children's books
California Digital Library
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Watermarks: "1804" on leaf [8], "TM" on leaf [15]
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Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
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Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and blue; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
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Topic: Chickens
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640; Aveline, Pierre-Alexandre, ca. 1710-1760; Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Trattato della pittura. Selections
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Attributed to Rubens. Steinitz includes this work in her bibliography, because this part of it incorporates 8 plates from the Trattato and also quotes and/or paraphrases from some of Leonardo's chapters (all with clear references to the origins). Cf. Steinitz, p. 169-170
Topics: Human figure in art, Anatomy, Artistic, Proportion (Art)
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
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Publisher's peach wrappers, printed in red, blue, and black
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Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Bennett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1829-1867
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Cats
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by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875; Dulcken, H. W. (Henry William), 1832-1894; Bayes, Alfred Walter, 1832-1909; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
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Publisher's rust diagonal fine-ribbed cloth over bevelled boards, blocked in gold and black; all edges gilt
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
California Digital Library
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Publisher's tan printed wrappers
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Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
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Red printed wrappers; woodcut alphabet printed on inner wrappers
Topics: Animals, Alphabet
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901- interviewee; Nunis, Doyce Blackman, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a nine-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901-, Democratic Party (Calif.), United States. Congress. House. Committee...
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by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
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The farm yard alphabet -- Tom Thumb's alphabet -- The child's book of trades -- Little stories for good children
Topics: Gift books, Illustrated children's books, Children's stories, English
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by Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914
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Notes: [1]-14, followed by 3 pages facsimile of publisher's advertisements from 1791 edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Topics: Food adulteration and inspection, Food, Lead Poisoning, Food Poisoning
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper
California Digital Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
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Massé, G.C.E. Walter Crane
Topic: Fables
California Digital Library
by Leighton, John, 1822-1912
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Gumuchian
Topics: Alphabets, English wit and humor, Pictorial, Wit and humor, Juvenile
California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed yellow wrapper; illustrated upper wrapper, printed in black and red. Re-sewn
Topic: Foxes
California Digital Library
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Rust colored cloth over boards blocked in gold and black
Topics: Fairy tales, Legends
California Digital Library
by Clifford W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Stanley, Dorothy, Lady, d. 1926
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Publisher's beige cloth over boards, blocked in brown
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Fréart, Roland, sieur de Chambray, 1606-1676; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Giffart, Pierre François, b. 1677
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"Though not identical in size and design, this edition is a reprint of Giffart's edition of 1716" (cf. Steinitz, p. 178)
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
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Publisher's green printed wrappers. Purchase, Robert Allen Books, 1990
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Topics: Master and servant, Slavery, Christian life
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, interviewee; Craver, Earlene, interviewer; Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 15.25-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program and the Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies
Topics: Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August),...
Moon, M. Harris
Topics: Nursery rhymes, Dogs
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Corita, 1918-1986; Galm, Bernard; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a four-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Corita, 1918-1986, Immaculate Heart College (Los Angeles, Calif.), Serigraphers, Women artists,...
California Digital Library
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924; Birch, Reginald Bathurst, 1856-1943
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Osborne Coll.
Topics: Altruism, Conduct of life, Family, Grandparent and child
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by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897; McConnell, William, 1833-1867; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906; Zwecker, Johann Baptist, 1814-1874
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Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's songs
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by May, Cliff, interviewee; Laskey, Marlene L., interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 6.5-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: May, Cliff, Building designers, Ranch houses, Architecture, Domestic
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Johnson, Nunnally, interviewee; Stempel, Tom, 1941- interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Theater Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 23-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Dept. of Theater Arts; the UCLA Oral History Program provided technical advice
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Topics: Johnson, Nunnally, Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979, Screenwriters, Motion picture authorship,...
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Manzi, Guglielmo, 1734-1821; De Rossi, Giovanni Gherardo, 1754-1827
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Dedication signed: Guglielmo Manzi
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
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by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
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Publisher's violet sand-grain cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
California Digital Library
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No. 1 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
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Topics: Wealth, Devil, Folklore -- Japan
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by Fitz-Gerald, S. J. Adair (Shafto Justin Adair), 1859-1925; Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939
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Publisher's dark green cloth over boards
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by Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, 1694-1773; Trusler, John, 1735-1820; Gregory, John, 1724-1773
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Gulick, S.L. Chesterfield bibliography
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Topics: Etiquette, Courtesy, Young women -- Conduct of life, Young men -- Conduct of life
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Publisher's printed, chromoxylographed illustrated wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Birds
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Italian; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De statua. Italian; Accademia delle scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna, publisher
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Alberti's Della pittura and Della statua: p. [119]-202; vita: p. 123-131
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective,...
California Digital Library
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NUC pre-1956
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Topic: Children's poetry
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519
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"Corredato delle memorie per la vita dell'autore e del copiatore."
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
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Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
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Red cloth over boards blocked in blind and gold
Topics: Young women -- Conduct of life, Girls -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
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NUC pre-1956
Topics: Nursery rhymes, Hieroglyphics
California Digital Library
by Summerly, Felix, 1808-1882
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California Digital Library
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Publisher's printed tan stiff wrappers with illustrations on upper and lower wrappers
Topic: Birds
"Das Leben des vortreflichen Mahlers Leonhard von Vinci": p. [9]-[24]
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Aulnoy, Madame d' (Marie-Catherine), 1650 or 51-1705; Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
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[v. 1] Prince Desire and Princess Mignonetta -- The beneficent frog / Madame d'Aulnoy -- Blanch and Vermilion -- Toads and diamonds / Charles Perrault -- Graciosa and Percinet / Madame d'Aulnoy -- The Princess Maia / Madame d'Aulnoy -- [v. 2] The white cat -- The master cat, or, Puss in Boots -- Babiola -- Prince Cherry -- [v. 3] Princess Rosetta / Madame d'Aulnoy -- Little Red Riding-Hood / Charles Perrault -- The sleeping beauty in the wood / Charles Perrault -- The fair one with the golden...
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Publisher's printed lavender wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Voyages, Imaginary, Adventure and adventurers
California Digital Library
by De Morgan, Mary; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909
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The necklace of Princess Fiorimonde -- The wanderings of Arasmon -- The heart of Princess Joan -- The pedlar's pack -- The bread of discontent -- The three clever kings -- The wise princess
Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
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Illustrated tan wrappers, printed in orange. Inscription "This book was the property of William Turner Clarke younger brother of Amanda F. Todd. He died at the age of nine years" on upper free endpaper. Ex libris Bernard M. Meeks
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Topics: Conduct of life, Boys
Mottled calf over boards; in case
Topics: Fables, Folklore, Animals
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Feuchtwanger, Marta, interviewee; Weschler, Lawrence, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a 50-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Feuchtwanger, Marta, Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958, Bauhaus, Refugees, Jewish, Jews, World War,...
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Senex, John, d. 1740
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This is the first English ed. (see Steinitz, p. 159)
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
Gumuchian
Topic: Birds
California Digital Library
by Locker-Lampson, Hannah Jane Lampson; Caldecott, Randolph, 1846-1886
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Yellow-green cloth over boards, blocked in blind, gold, red, and black
Topics: Birds, Seasons
California Digital Library
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Publisher's yellow wrappers printed in black, red and green; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Swine, Conduct of life
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Amoretti, Carlo, 1741-1816
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"Memorie storiche su la vita, gli studj, e le opere di Lionardo da Vinci, scritte da Carlo Amoretti ... ": p. [7]-207
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Groves, George, 1901-1976, interviewee; Dixon, Elizabeth I., interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
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Transcript of a four-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Groves, George, 1901-1976, Motion picture industry, Motion picture music
California Digital Library
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favorite 9

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Yellow printed wrappers
Topics: Animals -- Religious aspects Christianity, Butterflies, Humane education, Natural history
California Digital Library
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Osborne Coll.
Topics: Children's stories, Coloring books
Hugo, T, Bewick
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
by Cogger, Edward P
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Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
California Digital Library
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Beige printed wrappers. In case
Topic: Coffee
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Buckler, Caroline; Calder, William M. (William Musgrave), 1932-; Huss, Bernhard
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Friedländer, Paul, 1882-1968, Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von, 1848-1931